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moshel

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1897 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: jacobs ladder toy

I want to make Jacob’s ladder toy as a present. now, making the toy is really easy, but I remember seeing a version in which the ribbons were not tacked to the wood but went through it sometimes. i think that it was once on the inside once on the outside alternating between the outer and middle ribbons, but I am not sure. Anybody knows how to construct the more elegant version?

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...


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#1 posted 1897 days ago

sorry, only ever heard of tacks being used

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#2 posted 1897 days ago

Try this http://www.sermons4kids.com/instructions-ladder-toy.htm

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 1897 days ago

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#4 posted 1897 days ago

from the description it almost sounds like this is what you are thinking of: http://www.atoygarden.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=1007

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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#5 posted 1897 days ago

what i actually meant was http://www.nebraskahistory.org/images/oversite/store/catalog4/Jacobs-Ladder.jpg

you can see that the ribbons are not tacked but pass through the blocks.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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